Fairy Tales Brownies & Theodore Roosevelt on Daniel Boone Alamo
New York, CENTURY. 1888, First Edition. Hardcover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Childrens Books, Copyright date is 1888, First Edition, Illustrated, Luxury Edition, 1888 FINE BINDING FAIRY TALES BROWNIES PALMER COX. Red clothbound volume of St. Nicholas, the famous Victorian children's periodical, issues from 1888 bound together. Sized 10x7 inches, bound in profusely decorated cloth with beveled edges, 480 pages. Great condition. Featuring TWO classic illustrated Brownies works by Palmer Cox, The Brownies and the Whale and The Brownies in the Academy (see picture). Also, An Ancient Haunt of Pirates, illustrated by E.W. Kemble (also illustrated Huckleberry Finn), about Grand Isle, Lousiana. Other fantasy fairy tale style pieces by Frank Stockton, Louisa May Alcott (Trudel's Siege), Amelie Rives, lots more. Book 2-1895, in a fine decorated red binding, this is a clothbound volume of St. Nicholas, the great Victorian children's periodical, issues from May to October of that year bound together. 10x8 inches, beautifully bound in bright red decorated cloth with beveled edges. Great condition. Profusely illustrated.Daniel Boone, by Theodore Roosevelt, later President of the USA, illustrated.And Hero Tales from American History, also by Theodore Roosevelt, on Lewis and Clark, the Cruise of the Wasp in 1812, Remember the Alamo, etc. shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are moderate. Text and illustrations are bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid collectible set of books. Very Good/No Jacket.
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USD 370.00 [Appr.: EURO 342.5 | £UK 296.75 | JP¥ 41194]
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